ProgrammeFull time - 6 months
Annual Fees(indicative 2016)
|Construction and Infrastructure Vocational Pathway (YG Introduction to Construction Trades)||Please Enquire|
Domestic Applications due
|Received all year|
International Applications due
|Christchurch - Ensors Road|
Vocational PathwaysConstruction & Infrastructure
For more information visityouthguarantee.net.nz/vocational-pathways
Youth Guarantee programmes are a great way to learn practial skills and gain a qualification. You can apply for these options if you're 16 to 19 years of age and no longer at school, or if you're planning on leaving school.
Sample a range of construction trades with this hands-on introductory programme.
This programme provides an introduction to a range of construction trade areas. You'll learn skills such as the correct use of hand and portable power tools and get hands-on experience with a variety of practical projects.
At the completion of the programme you'll be able to make an informed decision about your next step towards further study or a career.
You will be awarded the NZQF credits for this programme.
If you're a New Zealand citizen or permanent resident, you can apply to study regardless of the qualifications you've achieved at school.
If English isn't your first language, you may be required to provide evidence of your English language skills. Refer to the Acceptable Alternatives Chart or contact us for an assessment.
To apply for this programme please complete:
- A Youth Guarantee application form
This programme can lead you into a range of careers such as carpentry, joinery, furniture making, painting and decorating or plasterboard.
On completion of this programme you can enrol for further study in your chosen trade.
|Unit / Achievement Standard Number||Unit Standard Title||Version No||NZQF Credits||Level 1 Credits||Level 2 Credits||Level 3 Credits|
|26625||Actively participate in spoken interactions||1||4||4|
|26624||Read texts with understanding||1||3||3|
|26622||Write to communicate ideas for a purpose and audience||1||3||3|
|26627||Use measurement to solve problems||3||3||3|
|26626||Interpret statistical information for a purpose||3||3||3|
|26623||Use number to solve problems||3||4||4|
|24352||Demonstrate knowledge of and apply safe working practices in the construction of a BCATS project||1||2||2|
|24350||Identify, select, maintain, and use portable power tools for BCATS projects||1||6||6|
|12927||Identify, select, maintain, and use hand tools for BCATS projects||3||6||6|
|24351||Demonstrate knowledge of and use specified fixed machinery||1||6||6|
|12932||Construct timber garden furniture and items of basic construction equipment as a BCATS projects||3||8||8|
|9786||Set and operate a sanding machine to sand shaped furniture components||4||2||2|
|18917||Construct hand joints for furniture||2||3||3|
|25329||Demonstrate knowledge of the interior systems industry within a BCATS environment||1||2||2|
|25332||Demonstrate knowledge of the painting and decorating industry within a BCATS environment||1||2||2|
|25067||Perform basic residential painting and decorating under supervision||1||5||5|
|27401||Use painting and decorating tools and equipment||2||6||6|
|24356||Apply elementary workshop procedures and processes for BCATS projects||1||8||8|
|24357||Receive instructions and communicate information in relation to BCATS projects||1||4||4|
|12938||Lay paving blocks as a BCATS project||3||4||4|